Children & Teens


Do you know teens that need help to become more motivated, engaged and build resilience skills for life?

Group teen workshops to motivate, encourage and support individuals to take positive action, build resilience and confidence and prepare for life in small groups in a safe and stimulating way tailored to best meet individual needs of the group.

Tackling topics whilst empowering young people in fun and safe interactive sessions;

  • Anxiety and stress management
  • Social and emotional pressures
  • Building self-worth and esteem
  • Resilience and skills for life
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Helping young people believe in themselves and who they are and to achieve in vital aspects of their lives. Relaxed and professional delivery with interactive tools and hands on learning in a comfortable and safe environment. All activities and sessions are wholly inclusive and embrace diversity and inclusion and can be tailored to meet the aims and objectives of organisations.

Reflect, Rewire and Re-inspire 

Do you know teens that could benefit from understanding emotional and building resilience skills for life that love creative and practical tasks?

Teen Toolbox workshops combine coaching and resilience building skills with crafting and creativity, fun, engaging and mindfully learning self-help strategies whilst creating personalised resources to maintain wellbeing. Addressing stress, anxiety, confidence and self-esteem issues and encouraging young people to feel empowered and in control of emotions and better more resilient for life.

Relaxation, learning and therapy with a creative twist!

Participants make their individual takeaway resource that combine to make a resilience toolbox to aid mental health and wellbeing for life. Bespoke sessions and tailored events can be arranged in prior consultation if required.


Reflect and Refocus

Is your teen anxious, stressed or struggling to deal with emotions or social interaction?

1:1 Teen Coaching in person or online emotional support with young people to help them to solve their own problems to gain awareness, promote self-development and help them lead their best lives. With a range of specialist skills, tools and resources in a totally client centred and led process to help young people to dream about their future success, believe in themselves and who they are and create lasting change and build resilience for life.


Is the relationship between you and your teen strained?

Teen/child and parent coaching 1:1 personal and small group workshops available to promote effective communication, empathy and build relationships within families. Always undertaken in person and in a safe and relaxed environment and with prior consultation.

All sessions and/or workshops can be done in 1/2 hourly slots or day/half day events at a venue of your choice or see our calendar for upcoming workshops. Message with any specific requirements or free initial consultation.

Resilient Kids

Helping children to become confident and learn techniques to encourage and enjoy calm and creative experiences. A CMA accredited creative youth and wellbeing programme and fusion of CBT, mindfulness, social skills, game play, sensory and creative exploration and experience.

Resilient kids uses creative therapy techniques and tried and tested resources, activities and tools to promote;

  • Communication
  • Self awareness
  • Kindness
  • Embodies gratitude
  • Raises confidence
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Sessions and programmes help children to understand and verbalise their thoughts and emotions, being particularly suitable and helpful for awareness with autism or additional needs or those suffering from anxiety or trauma.

The core 8 session programme (which is adaptable and can be tailored to meet specific needs for clients) Consists of the following:

Session 1 – Focus moods

Session 2 – Emotions

Session 3 – Kindness

Session 4 – Gratitude

Session 5 – Intention and goal setting

Session 6 – Creating a calm place

Session 7 – Anxiety

Session 8 – My awesome self

Prior to any sessions individual needs of all participants are required in advance in order to ensure safety and emotional wellbeing, inclusion and an awareness of individual specific requirements and needs. 

Materials and resources can be fully supplied by me the course facilitator however there may be a reduced cost if supplies and materials are contributed to or independently sourced. Resources and support material can be made available to partners. All children will take away any products they create during the sessions.

I would suggest Jo to any parent who is worried about their teen, she is so approachable and has immense knowledge with her years in education and all her coaching training. She is extremely creative and engaging. Young people find her approachable and she is able to put them at ease, she has a huge heart and so inspiring in her passions to improve young people’s emotional and mental health and wellbeing. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her services.

'J' July 2020

Coaching is about me and my life, I love that it makes me feel in control and able to make better choices and have a better positive way of thinking about myself and the world and I worry a lot less, and when I do I remember all the things I’ve learned and now I know I have things I want to do and look forward to. Jo is awesome and always inspires me.

'H' March 2020

Being coached by Jo I get a buzz it’s like it helps me to be excited about my future and makes me want to achieve and that I can! She always has great strategies and things that I can use to help me and setting little challenges that I enjoy and make me feel brave and proud. It helps my confidence and I have definitely done so much better in college without her I was hardly going to school and didn’t want to learn.

'T' July 2019

Jo coached my daughter and after a few sessions we saw a huge change, she went from isolating herself to going outdoors and embracing life much more, became more her old self and even returned to education at college to start a new learning journey in one of her passions.


What can I say about this beautiful woman.  She has been in my life for many years and never ceases to amaze me.  Her dedication, determination and positive attitude to everything she does, especially her work students and young people in general is a true inspiration. She is pure joy to be around you cannot but feel happy when this lady is with you. Jo is someone I am proud to call a friend/work colleague/mentor and coach. What she can offer to teens and families is an abundance of skills to enable them to navigate life with more confidence, resilience, self love and with kindness in their hearts.


It’s a pleasure to recommend Joanna with her years of experience with children of all abilities and natural talent to adapt and apply her skills in practice, it’s so refreshing to find someone so kind genuine and most of all fun. Your child/children could not be on better hands and would learn an abundance of skills for life!

EC mum of 3

It’s a pleasure to recommend Joanna with her years of experience with children of all abilities and natural talent to adapt and apply her skills in practice. It is so refreshing to find someone so kind genuine and most of all fun with children and young people and huge enthusiasm and love for her work.

'E' June 2020

Jo is so easy going she’s friendly and not only a fantastic teacher but a great person that you can connect with on a personal level. I got a tremendous amount of emotional support From Joan’s her coaching skills, it really did make a difference to my attitude, I not only learnt a lot educationally I learnt a lot about myself.

'F' October 2019